Did you draw a colleague for Kris Kringle or are you adding more items to your Christmas check-list than you’re actually ticking off? Have no fear, Couturing is here to help find the perfect gift this holiday season! Couturing beauty writer, Ghadeer, picks her favourite beauty gifts.


philosophy Living Grace and Amazing Grace Mini Fragrance Layering Set $30

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philosphy’s cult fragrances, Living Grace and Amazing Grace are available in a gift set. Complete with shampoo, bath & shower gel 120ml, firming body emulsion 120ml and a spray fragrance 15ml this gift set is the perfect gift for that special someone this Christmas.

Available at David Jones, adorebeauty.com.au

L’Occitane Angelica hydration collection $78


L’Occitane’s Angelica Hydration Collection presents a skincare regime for rehydration and revitalization for any skin type. Made from an exceptional plant that grows fast due to its hydration capabilities, this collection is sure to keep the skin looking fine and fabulous! The collection includes a cleaning gel, face toner and hydration cream.

Visit your local L’Occitane store to purchase this wonderful set.

Dior Diorific Ange Bleu Lipstick $47


Nothing says classic more than this Diorific by Dior lipstick! Capturing true the Dior spirit of extreme luxury, this intense colour leaves a rich and glossy stain for day to night wear. Encased in a specially designed gold case, this precious product is not to be missed.

Visit your nearest Dior counter at Myer or David Jones, and selected pharmacies.

Braun Silk Epilator from $210


Stuck for gift ideas for your lady? Then definitely consider the new Braun Silk-epil 7 Wet&Dry Dual Epilator! This new epilator brings advanced technology that guarantees short hair removal and exfoliation in one step. Perfect for any women in a rush, the new cordless feature allows it to be used in the bath or shower.

Available at the Shaver Shop and leading department stores.

Shu uemura Limited edition Princess Cleansing Oil $98


The ever-popular anti-pollution cleansing oil comes in festive packaging designed by Takashi Murakami. The cult cleansing oil is a premium antioxidant skin purifier and cleanses skin while protecting it against aggressions associated with skin ageing. Housed in a convenient and hygenic pump dispenser, this cleansing oil will be a real treat for the gift recipient!

shu uemura is available at David Jones nation wide.

Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Gift Set $98

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Giorgio Armani’s next generation lip colour, Lip Maestro is the perfect gift this Christmas. The sensual, non-sticky texture offers hours of hydration and comfort, leaving a beautiful texture and finish on the lips. The pack includes three 6.5ml lip maestro shades.

Available from the Giorgio Armani counter at Myer and David Jones.


Kiehl’s Facial Fuel SPF15 moisturiser


Most men prefer to wash their face with soap and water often leading to more breakouts and uneven skin. Give your face the facial fuel with Kiehl’s facial cleanser. The non-greasy formula protects skin from the sun (SPF 15) while providing an essential dose of moisture. The super easy application is for the every day man; pick one up from participating department stores.

Visit Kiehl’s at Myer, David Jones or your local Kiehl’s store.

For more information visit www.kiehls.com.au

Braun Series 7 Shaver from $180


Buying for a man on the go? Look no further as the Braun Series 7 electrical shaver is the perfect gift for the scruffy man on the run. Packed with a triple action cutting system and a middle trimmer (which lifts and cuts flat-lying hair), this new state of the art innovation is sure to make the top Christmas wish list this year. There are four to choose from starting at AU$179.90 from ShaverShop.com.au and other leading retailers.

Aesop Moroccan Neroli Shaving Duet $80


The shaving duet of Moroccon Neroli Shaving serum and Post-shave lotion, provides the complete solution to men’s shaving needs. The serum assists in achieving a close shave whilst providing skin calming properties. The post-shave lotion that contains Neroli Blossom, Sandalwood and Bisabolol pacifies, softens and hydrates the skin.

Available from Aesop stores and www.aesop.com

Calvin Klein Fresh Encounter RRP 50ml $80, 100mL $120

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Fresh Encounter blends an invigorating energy with rich wood notes for a fragrance that is modern and captivating.The fragrance opens with soft, clean top notes of Italian bergamot and a refreshing mojito accord. extracts of light rum, cardamom and lavender give the fragrance a confident, elegant edge. a dry down of cistus leaves and patchouli blended with creamy sandalwood creates a magnetic, empowering sensuality.

Available at Myer, David Jones and selected pharmacies.

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